Friday Digital, Media & Technology – Privacy Shield, TikTok & Netflix

Here are a few things that you may have missed in digital, media & technology this week.

I assure you that none of this is an April Fool’s Day Joke.

These were prepared listening to the unending budget commentary in Australia this week.

This newsletter is best enjoyed with a coffee… or whatever your choice.

EU, US agree in principle on data transfer deal to replace defunct Privacy Shield
The European Union has just announced reaching an agreement in principle with the US on a revived trans-Atlantic data flows deal. Good, but it’s not a replacement privacy shield between the US and EU yet (that’s months away), and it is unclear if it will remove enhanced due diligence on data transfers from Europe. Hopefully some draft language released
Facebook paid Republican strategy firm to malign TikTok
Targeted Victory pushed local operatives across the country to boost messages calling TikTok a threat to American children. “Dream would be to get stories with headlines like ‘From dances to danger,‘“ one campaign director said. I no not if to sigh or shrug these
Looking Back on the Origin of Skip Intro Five Years Later
I love the Netflix Skip Intro button, it’s worth the price of the subscription alone. Here’s a light retrospective on the Skip Intro button and how it came to be – like most things, out of personal

Published by Brett

Brett is an experienced lawyer and business executive who focuses on commercial outcomes. He has worked across three sectors in England & Australia advising and leading initiatives in digital, media and technology

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